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Health law a good deal for states, report says

WASHINGTON — States will receive more than $9 in federal money for every $1 they spend to cover low-income residents under President Obama’s health care law, according to a nonpartisan analysis released Monday.

Expanding Medicaid to cover about 20 million more low-income people will cost over $1 trillion nationally from 2013 to 2022, said the joint report from the Kaiser Family Foundation and the Urban Institute.

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